Ch 22: Academic Health Education Programs

About This Chapter

This chapter will help you improve your understanding of effective teaching strategies and methods, culturally responsive teaching, uses of technology in education, role of government on education, educational assessments and the functions of health education.

Academic Health Education Programs - Chapter Summary

In these video lessons our professional instructors will help you study and improve your knowledge about the strategies, tools, and methods used to teach health classes. These lessons will also review the role government plays in education and public health education. Watch these lessons to prepare for questions that may be used to assess your understanding of:

  • Effective teaching strategies, methods and models
  • Theories and research supporting culturally responsive teaching
  • Advantages and disadvantages of using technology in the classroom
  • The role of local boards of education and the federal government in education
  • Communication strategies for public health education
  • Relationships between student goals, motivation and behavior
  • Uses and importance of assessments in health education
  • Purpose of ecological assessments and special education

After watching these lessons you may reinforce your retention of the material by reading the lesson transcripts. Then take the lesson quizzes to discover topics you don't understand. To improve your understanding of these topics use the video tags to return to and review the parts of the lessons that explained them, or ask our professional instructors for assistance using the teacher tabs of the lessons.

13 Lessons in Chapter 22: Academic Health Education Programs
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Effective Teaching: Strategies & Methods

1. Effective Teaching: Strategies & Methods

In this lesson, we'll explore the characteristics and strategies of effective teaching. We'll also look at some methods used by teachers, such as case studies and role playing, that are used to encourage student learning.

Instructional Strategies: Hands-On, Interactive, Expository & Collaborative

2. Instructional Strategies: Hands-On, Interactive, Expository & Collaborative

In this lesson, we will use the fictional Academy of Magic to illustrate four types of instructional strategies that teachers use in the classroom: expository instruction, interactive instruction, hands-on instruction and collaborative instruction.

Culturally Responsive Teaching (CRT): Theory, Research & Strategies

3. Culturally Responsive Teaching (CRT): Theory, Research & Strategies

A person's culture can impact their approach to education and the way they learn. In this lesson, we'll examine culturally responsive teaching, a teaching method that takes into account students' cultures to help them succeed.

Direct Instruction Teaching Method: Definition, Examples & Strategies

4. Direct Instruction Teaching Method: Definition, Examples & Strategies

Learn about direct instruction and how educators use it effectively in their classrooms. Explore strategies for using direct instruction, including what types of information and subjects it is best suited for.

Technology in the Classroom: Advantages & Disadvantages

5. Technology in the Classroom: Advantages & Disadvantages

Teachers in today's schools need to be aware of the uses of educational technology. This lesson explains both the advantages and disadvantages of using technology in the classroom.

The Local Board of Education's Role in Public Education

6. The Local Board of Education's Role in Public Education

There are a lot of responsibilities in education, but who is in charge of what? In this lesson, we'll examine the role of the local government in public education in America, including the duties that are common to local boards of education.

The Federal Government's Role in Public Education

7. The Federal Government's Role in Public Education

There are many different levels of government involved in public education in the United States. But what are the different responsibilities of each? Watch this lesson to explore how the federal government affects education in America.

The Role of Health Education Teachers & Students in the Community

8. The Role of Health Education Teachers & Students in the Community

What is health education? How are teachers involved in health education in the community? And how can students make a difference? You'll find out in this lesson.

Communication Strategies for Internal & External Public Health Education

9. Communication Strategies for Internal & External Public Health Education

Public Health Education is the science of keeping communities properly informed about all the aspects that keep its members safe and healthy. However, informing communities in an appropriate way requires some strategies, which we discuss in this lesson.

Goal Orientation Theory: How Goals Affect Student Motivation & Behavior

10. Goal Orientation Theory: How Goals Affect Student Motivation & Behavior

What academic goals do you set for yourself? Are you driven by interest in the academic discipline or by extrinsic factors, such as receiving a higher salary because you have a degree? You may be driven by both. This lesson will explore goals and how they affect student motivation and behavior.

Using Assessments to Improve Health Education

11. Using Assessments to Improve Health Education

In this lesson, you'll learn the value of newer assessment types compared to conventional assessment used in health education. You'll also explore how they can help improve health education.

The Importance of Assessment in Education

12. The Importance of Assessment in Education

Assessment is a critical piece of the learning process. This lesson gives an overview of assessment, why it benefits both teachers and students, and the three most common forms of assessment.

Special Education and Ecological Assessments

13. Special Education and Ecological Assessments

An ecological assessment is one type of assessment that is used to help students that have special needs. In this lesson, we discuss ecological assessments, what they entail, and how they are used.

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